Explore woodland cultures and gather around a fire in our authentic wigwam. Compare history of people of the Eastern Woodlands, Great Plains, Desert Southwest. Learn how environment influenced life.
Tour Information at a Glance
Price: $5 per students
PreK-1(Pint Sized Pow Wow)
2-5 (Native American Tour)
6-8 (Journey Through Time & Space)
Time: About 60 min
Tour Summary: The main focus is Woodland cultures of this geographic area. As part of the learning expedition, students get a taste of Native American life by gathering for instruction inside our authentic wigwam. Information about prehistoric people, the Mound Builders, and the mounds at Beattie Park can be included.
Don’t Miss Teacher Tip: Don’t miss a chance to look at the Herb Page collection! Here you can see different artifacts all found on the same land that was inhabited by different types of humans since the ice age!
Enrich Your Field Trip
with a workshop experience!
The Native American Tour pairs well with a hands on experience that includes learning to make pottery using traditional tools.
This cultural workshop provides opportunities for students to utilize the C3 Framework for Social Studies, and NGSS Science and Engineering Practices.